Have you exaggerated at the table? Don’t worry, the natural remedy exists and you may already have it in the kitchen. The detox effect is guaranteed.
This last period has certainly been the period par excellence for picnics and outdoor barbecues. There was no shortage of beautiful days in which to get together with friends and relatives to enjoy a beautiful day under the warm rays of the sun. However we have to admit it: occasionally we also exaggerated with the food. How to refuse grandma’s cake? And the aunt’s parmigiana that we only see a few times a year? In short, between appetizers, barbecues and desserts (in this period we also start eating lots of ice cream) we could occasionally exaggerate and feel particularly swollen.
If after a binge we want to make a short period of detox from crap, sweets or foods that are too fatty, there is A food specifically that it is Perfect and that we may already have in the kitchen or in the refrigerator. It’s about the cauliflower, a vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family and is widespread in Italy. Cauliflower may not be loved by everyone, but it’s very versatile in the kitchen; it can be eaten raw or cooked and can be used in dozens and dozens of different recipes. Habitually consuming cauliflower can be a real panacea for our health and it can help us ‘flatten’ our belly a bit.
Cauliflower is the perfect remedy after a binge
Over the years, various scientific researches have confirmed the health benefits of cauliflower; against being a short chain carbohydrate may not be easily digested by individuals who have a history of digestive tract problems, such as irritable bowel syndrome. Although some people may be sensitive to this vegetable, cauliflower it is rich in fiber, which help intestinal transit and give us a sense of satiety that lasts longer. Plus it is very rich in waterit’s even made up of 92% water, so it also helps us stay hydrated.
These two characteristics, in addition to the very low caloric intake, make it the perfect food to consume during a period of detox diet. A 100 g portion of cauliflower contains 59 milliliters of water and 2-3 grams of fiber, which already covers 10% of the daily fiber requirement (on average 28 grams per day per person). Furthermore, it is a very low-calorie food, rich in nutrients such as vitamins A, C and K, potassium and folic acid. So try to include cauliflower in your daily diet and it will help you keep fit and lose weight.